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by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: They are overpriced bad.
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: They are overpriced bad.

If I ever get to another gun show, I will need to look at some old Winchesters.
by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1916

Re: I want this ....marlin model 20

Oh! That explains why you darn socks.
by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ernest Thompson Seton
Replies: 13
Views: 251

Re: Ernest Thompson Seton

Lots of History has been lost due to the winners removing what they didn't want known.
by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1916

Re: I want this ....marlin model 20

Tonto wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:02 pm
AJMD429 wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:58 pm
Ok......how many times has this thread changed titles...?
:D
I like it Doc. Adds a little action. It sure beats, "what color socks do you wear when getting a gallon of milk? ---Tonto. :D
What are "socks" and why do you wear them? :wink:
by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 736

Re: Over weight !!!!

Sadly, my insurance treats most walk in minor med clinics as E.R. visits and the co-pay is much higher than if you just pay out of pocket. $75 for no insurance, $559.99 for insurance co-pay for the same checkup and tests. Insurance is a scam. I do not begrudge a Doctor making a good living. They wor...
by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 446

Re: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

Back in college, I rode the bus that was part of the college's fees. A blind female student often rode the same bus. She had a guide dog, and it was perfectly trained. One day some male student got on the bus and kicked the dog as he went past. The dog yipped once and did not do anything else. I sta...
by piller
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 736

Re: Over weight !!!!

In less than a week I have an appointment with a General Practice Physician for the first time in about 20 months. I am having serious issues with gallstones. Yes, I can read the Merck Manual and match ut my symptoms to a diagnosis. 12 of 12 primary symptoms of serious gall stone issues and 15 first...
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eye Surgery
Replies: 8
Views: 213

Re: Eye Surgery

I have had 20/400 vision since 3 or 4 years of age. Some day I may try LASIK, but I wouldn't understand what it is to see 20/20. As far as seeing patients come in with eye correction surgery meds, they seldom have issues.
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: re. kavanaugh accusation......
Replies: 12
Views: 183

Re: re. kavanaugh accusation......

If that is all that they can come up with, then his opponents are really stretching the limits. :roll:
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Henry .45-70
Replies: 9
Views: 267

Re: New Henry .45-70

Nice!
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Backstory on N.M. Bear Attack This Summer
Replies: 13
Views: 445

Re: The Backstory on N.M. Bear Attack This Summer

I always regret reading comments, as they rarely are worth the time it took to read them, and serve to remind me how stupid people can be. I doubt anyone making those comments would even be around to tell their story if they were in his shoes. I would like to put most of those who put the troll com...
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Custer Documentary On History Channel
Replies: 19
Views: 406

Re: Custer Documentary On History Channel

As with many historical situations, there is more to it than what is taught in High School. For all of us, it wouldn't be a bad idea to learn as much as we can from history. It seems as if we levergunners are soon to become the native Americans of our era. We had better pay attention and get involve...
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Willie Nelson To Headline A Rally For Beto In TX
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: Willie Nelson To Headline A Rally For Beto In TX

Now that Beta is opening his mouth, he is dropping in the polls.
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: For the Gang in the UK across the pond...

So, you got to see the Prints of Whales up close.
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Backstory on N.M. Bear Attack This Summer
Replies: 13
Views: 445

Re: The Backstory on N.M. Bear Attack This Summer

I would be shocked if more than 1 of those armchair commandos commenting on that article could have stayed alive in that situation. That guide had the presence of mind to clear a jam while the 400 pound bear was making a concerted effort to dismember him. I cannot blame the dogs for running, but it ...
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 446

Re: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

I think I need a service Sidewinder like Lefty from the song. https://youtu.be/XInu5wqWSbM
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Food Porn: Sunday Dinner
Replies: 10
Views: 272

Re: Food Porn: Sunday Dinner

Pico de Gallo with plenty of jalapeno on a breakfast soft taco will help open you up if you have a head cold. When it makes your nose run, it is just about right.
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Custer Documentary On History Channel
Replies: 19
Views: 406

Re: Custer Documentary On History Channel

From what little I know, it seems that George Custer and the 7th Cavalry got ambushed by well armed superior numbers and didn't get backup from another unit which was close enough to have arrived while the fight was still going. I could be misinformed. If Sergeant William Montgomery Wyant had not re...
by piller
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How !!!!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 619

Re: How !!!!!!

Anyone ever ask themselves why there are dinosaur bones found often? Or why bones of smaller mammals are also often dug up? Or 7,000 year old man dug up? But never any Bigfoot or other giant mammals ever found? Wish some of these believers could explain why their favorite myth is still unproven by ...
by piller
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How !!!!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 619

Re: How !!!!!!

Once mouse sized creatures showed up, the fossil records seem to have become rather sparse. Could small creatures such as coyotes, wolves, mice, and such have eaten enough of the dead bodies of various animals to have affected fossil records? It sounds like a question which is hard to answer with an...
by piller
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bear Attacks Elk Hunters, Guide Killed
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: Bear Attacks Elk Hunters, Guide Killed

If state law allows it, I would feel much safer carrying either my .44 magnum or my .480 Ruger caliber handgun when hunting in bear country. I feel sorrow for the family. May they be comforted.
by piller
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Willie Nelson To Headline A Rally For Beto In TX
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: Willie Nelson To Headline A Rally For Beto In TX

Fred, you know how those of us in Texas see what Hollywood and the Lamestream news don't want to show. We know that one old burnout isn't going to turn Texas blue just by supporting Beta. All the news and Hollywood verbal lovemaking to his campaign is what those outside of Texas see and hear. When h...
by piller
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1916

Re: I want this ....1911

I wish I had kept it, but the time The Dallas Morning News police report section mentioned a suspect using an automatic revolver was not something that I had the foresight to keep. I called them and asked which novelist had written the police report that day, but the person on the phone failed to se...
by piller
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I want this ....marlin model 20
Replies: 46
Views: 1916

Re: I want this ....1911

jeepnik wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:21 pm
My grail gun. Only a huge lottery win would make this possible.

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Or you could write a best selling detective novel which gets made into a movie.
by piller
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This Day in History: "The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813"
Replies: 7
Views: 253

Re: This Day in History: "The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813"

History of some brave men and their contribution to the start of a great nation. Thank you for posting it.
by piller
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 301

Re: How to negotiate

Obama would have negotiated for another 2 or 3 category 5 storms to be given asylum if he could have.
by piller
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 736

Re: Over weight !!!!

I am down to 190 from 260 about 18 months ago. My knees are thankful. In the army I was 220 and could see every rib. Infantry didn't give me much chance to have any fat. My arms are about half as big around now as they were then. Lots of bicycle riding, cutting calories, and drinking more water. It ...
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signs of the Times
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Signs of the Times

Apologies to Spider Robinson and the denizens of Callahan's.
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signs of the Times
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Signs of the Times

When he's a comic and a ham with a last name of Amsterdam, that's a Morey. When your horse is hungry and you use a pitchfork to feed him again, that's some more hay. When King Kong leaves you flat, rent the film Vampire Bat, that's some more Wray. If space gun stops sending bolts of light away, chan...
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For all of you amateur knifemakers
Replies: 8
Views: 324

Re: For all of you amateur knifemakers

I enjoyed that immensely. I also enjoy watching Forged In Fire. Making cutting implements that are also beautiful is both a skill and an art. We may not need the forging process to be done by hand anymore, but it is nice to see the old technology kept alive.
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 348

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

I even heard some city slicker telling about having the outhouse inside the house. Goodness me, that would be horrible in the Summer.
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 348

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

Heck, if you want to believe that crazy talk about making fire with a stick, I think I could get you to believe that we fling dried cow patties just for fun out in Beaver, OK, and that women in Liberal, KS run a race every year while carrying a skillet with a pancake in it.
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Buy stock in the Hades Ice-skate Company....
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Buy stock in the Hades Ice-skate Company....

I am shocked. Piers Morgan actually made sense. Did Boots and Coots get hired to put out the fires and then some A/C get installed down in Satan's realm?
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: Got Back From Ohio

I am not looking forward to the same type of situation when it happens in my family. Blaine, you kept the family squabbles out of your posts, and you kept your posts on a good adult level. I have to say that you sure did keep it where all of us on this forum are proud of you.
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Willie Nelson To Headline A Rally For Beto In TX
Replies: 11
Views: 229

Re: Willie Nelson To Headline A Rally For Beto In TX

It is crazy how Beta's Hollywood and New York donors have given so much that his campaign is giving out yard signs and car stickers to everyone whether they are backing Beta or not. They are even Master sizing the yard signs for him. If he fails, he will probably be killed by the same drug cartel th...
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OK Pitchy...What Are These?
Replies: 20
Views: 348

Re: OK Pitchy...What Are These?

I thought Poe was reputed to "Chase The Green Fairy". That would mean those were for cooking something like sour mash.
by piller
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help quitting the beer
Replies: 43
Views: 965

Re: Help quitting the beer

Congratulations on your progress. You are still in my prayers. None of us is perfect, and we have all done things which we later regret. Just remember, don't beat yourself up over things which are in the past. I am sure that you have a bunch of us who are cheering you on. If you ever need someone to...
by piller
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Kamala Harris is a .....
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Kamala Harris is a .....

By the way, did you know that Kamala Harris reminds me of the Erie Canal? The Erie Canal is a busy ditch, and I think Harris is a real ... !
by piller
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 468

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

CV-38 makes a good plasma cutter and is actually pretty quiet. Semtex and C4 are unGodly loud. They sound to me like hitting two huge metal plates together at high speed. Sort of a clang sound amplified to the point that you feel it rather than hear it. Dynamite can be used if that is all you have. ...
by piller
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Drilling AR500 plate steel
Replies: 20
Views: 468

Re: Drilling AR500 plate steel

Shaped charges. Use an ANAl matrix blended with Paraffin for shaping. Punch a cone out of sheet copper with a plumb-bob and cut it to fit into a 35mm film can. Pour in your hot matrix and let cool. Seat the film can into extruded metal pipe of the correct ID. Fuze and go a long way away. The effect...
by piller
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Kamala Harris is a .....
Replies: 5
Views: 219

Re: Kamala Harris is a .....

Kavanaugh is obviously able to think quickly. Harris is a foolish tool. I am not yet completely behind Kavanaugh, but this sure helps me to consider him as a potentially decent pick.
by piller
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A little sawmilling
Replies: 17
Views: 339

Re: A little sawmilling

Looks as if it works pretty well to me. That is a fairly thin blade. How often do you need to sharpen it? It seems to cut well on that pine. You and Norma seem to have done that often enough that you each know exactly what the other is doing.
by piller
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy!
Replies: 23
Views: 493

Re: Pitchy!

IBS is something that is tough to understand for a lot of folks. There are those who just refuse to accept that someone can be dealing with an issue that they cannot see and do not have in their own life. A friend back home has MS and also some heart issues from being clinically dead for about 15 mi...
by piller
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boycott !
Replies: 17
Views: 376

Re: Boycott !

Pizza Hut and Dominos have wings and none of the please rob us signs around here.
by piller
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pure Class...
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Pure Class...

+1 on that.
by piller
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...
Replies: 57
Views: 1496

Re: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...

I like Ballistics By the Inch's site. Lots of good information there.
by piller
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Barn raising, day 1,2 & 3
Replies: 35
Views: 732

Re: Barn raising, day 1&2

We had a couple of Mennonite communities out where I am from. They drive and use machinery, keep it simple, work hard, make good neighbors, and expect you to treat them fairly. The hispanics who worked at National Beef packing plant were hard workers. They were the sort who had families depending on...
by piller
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Taylor Throating: for an old 58 Rem. replica
Replies: 8
Views: 325

Re: Taylor Throating: for an old 58 Rem. replica

I don't know anything about this topic, and I find it interesting. I would like to hear more.
by piller
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...
Replies: 57
Views: 1496

Re: The ideal 'if only one gun' carbine...

Merle, it is just a what if scenario. Paladin is on the side of law and order. He wouldn't murder anyone. As a soldier, he would only kill those whom his Country says are enemies. I was a soldier a long time ago, and was trained to be willing to kill the enemies of our Country without any hesitation...
by piller
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coyote Problems?
Replies: 12
Views: 489

Re: Coyote Problems?

Humor is often a great way to get a point across. I think I would be inclined to vote to keep someone like that in office.